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Nov 22, 2012 12:00pm PST
jump 18% this year. adobe says u.s. on line sales start to peak today but really pick up on monday, when people go back to work and shop during their lunch breaks. and december 17th is expected to be especially strong when thousands of merchants offer free shopping on line with a guaranteed delivery by christmas eve. >>> thousands of people flooded bay area grocery stores this morning for last minute thanksgiving food shopping. at a safeway store in san francisco we caught up with procrastinators scrambling around. many said their turkeys were in the oven but needed other items. >> nothing like waiting to the last minute. right? >> yeah. >> no, no, no, i have my long list ready so i prepared for this. >> where is your turkey? >> it is right at home, it is ready now. >> okay, so now these are all the trimmings? >> yes, yeah, that is the last minute. >> others said they preordered turkey meals so they would not have to mess up their kitchen too much this holiday. >> did you not feel like cooking? >> well, it is hassle to cook a turkey, yeah so, that is why it is better to order prepa
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
the u.s. armed forces forever. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. >>> the issue of lating women frontline in combat, the suit is being filed on behalf of active military women. brian flores joins us live from the city with new information at noon to explain what is at stake. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. what's at take for these women they say is the chance to serve on the front lines, be recognized for their efforts. for years, women were not allowed on the front lines of military coomb bat. but a recentry filed -- combat but a recently filed lawsuit changes that. >> this directly contributes to the notion that women do not belong in the military that they, in fact, weaken the armed forces. >> reporter: these women representing all branches of the military along with the aclu have filed a lawsuit. >> the enemy doesn't distinguish between gender. when i was going out on missions in iraq and my vehicle was hit by an efp and everyone in it my vehicle received different is selves of shrapnel, the shrapnel didn't miss me because they saw i had an x chromo
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
extension to harvest oysters. last week u.s. interior secretary tour had the farm, and this morning he said he would not renew the company's lease that expires tomorrow, helping the area return to wilderness. >>> the number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped for the second week in a row to 393,000. at the same time there's mixed news on economic growth. the revised figures show growth of 2.7% in the third quarter of this year, more than twice the quarter before. economists it to be below 2% for the fourth quarter. a with big part of recovery includes jobs, and there's a job fair going on in oakland. this is targeting military veterans. >>reporter: that's right. this is one of many job fairs that are going on throughout the country as we speak, but this is not just for those in the military, but for their spouses as well. this job fair called hiring our heroes includes home depot, chevron, even our local police departments looking for a few good men and women. >> i know when i got out of the service in '96 this company wasn't around. it sometimes can be tough transitioning
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
were better than expected for the u.s. labor market. according to the labor department employers added 171,000 jobs in october and also significantly revised upward the number of new jobs add in august and september. >>> put the unemployment rate rose to 7.9%, up from 7.8% in september as more people started looking for work. >>> today's job report is fueling reaction along the campaign trail from both president barack obama and governor mitt romney. >> today our businesses have created nearly 5 and a half million new jobs and this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> not surprisingly governor romney saw today's report a little differently than the president, he says the economy is at a virtual stand still. >> today we learned that it is actually 7.9%, that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. ing employment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> folic his comments in wisconsin romney headed to ohio where president obama is also campaigning today. recent polls show the president with a slight le
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
33 seats in the u.s. senate and 33 are up for grabs. they need four additional senate seats to take control and there are two hot button issues, washington state and oregon colorado could become the first state to release small amounts much pot. they will decide whether or not to legalize same sex marriage. it has been rejected in all 32 states that held popular votes on the issue. as the poles start to close on the east coast, you can go to our website and you can still find your polling place and a state by state break down of what is next. >>> a driver is being honored for his actions during the world series victory. he kept his passengers safe while his bus was set on fire on third and market streets. according to the san francisco chronicle, he evacuated his bus after somebody started smashing the windows. police are looking for somebody seen on video starting the fire. >>> good afternoon, most live blue skies, for the afternoon giving you a live look from mt. diablo, good air quality, good to moderate around the region and plenty of sunshine. 73 in santa rosa, livermore for yo
Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
must accomplish. alison? >> reporter: first, we will get to a live look inside the u.s. capitol building. in 20 minutes. house speaker john boehner is going to be speaking to reporters. his office said he wants to talk about the fiscal cliff, the massive across the board spending increases and taxes that kick in, in less than two months in congress doesn't act. president obama has little time to celebrate. he returns to washington today and immediately faces a divided congress that will be around for at least two more years. he has made clear he wants wealthyier americans to pay -- weltier americans to pay higher taxes. >> they used their election night speeches to call for more cooperation. >> you voted for action. not politics as usual. >> you elected us to focus on your jobs. not ours. >> the nation as you know is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk boss touring. >>> with the help of dianne feinstein, they kept control of the senate and picked up two more seats. here is the final break down. 53 democrats. 45 republicans. two independents. a republican was
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
close early on friday. the dow is up 45. the nasdaq up, 89. s&p up, 2. >>> u.s. mortgage rates fell to a new record low. freddie mac says the average 30- year loan dropped to 3.31%, the lowest on record dating back to 1971. the average 15-year loan dipped to 2.63%, also a record. analysts say the trend is boosting sales and helping the housing market to recover. [chanting] >>> an unusual site. these alameda county parents, child care providers and community leaders marching into this store with a bull morn -- bullhorn. they are accusing walmart of underminding the middle class by waying too low wages and they can't pay for child care. >> it's a very profitable corporation that is making a lot of money and they are -- their workers aren't able to afford child care. >> protesters planned to give managers an oversized invoice while they were there. this demonstration comes as wull mart workers planned protests across the country on black friday. >>> fremont police are warning online shoppers this holiday season about a rise in mail and package thefts. take a look at this surveillance vide
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
-ranking official. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is under investigation now for possible inappropriate communication with jill kelley. she's also linked to the petraeus sex scandal. the fbi says that 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails are under review. allen's nomination to head is now on hold. however, a pentagon spokesperson says he will remained in -- remain in afghanistan for now. >> the secretary has asked the president and the president has agreed to put his nomination on hold until the relevant facts are determined. >> kelley claims she received threatening e-mails from general petraeus' mistress, paula broadwell, which triggered this investigation. overnight, allen told pentagon officials that he had done nothing wrong. >>> tonight, the morago school board is expected to vote on revisions to the district's policy on child abuse prevention and reporting. school board trustees will discuss a lawsuit filed by the former joaquin intermediate student who said she was abused. she's suing the district and former administrators alleging they ignored her claims
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
becoming the first u.s. president to set foot in cambodia. he and secretary of state, hillary clinton, are attending an east asia summit. this is the final leg of a four- day trip which also included a first-ever bit of to burma. he praised the country's progress towards die mockcy but urged further reform. >> the flickers of progress that we've seen must not be extend gived. they must be strengthened and become a shining north star for all of this nation's people. >> the president also met with democratic freedom activist, aung san suu kyii, who spent 15 years under house arrest. >>> at this hour, hundreds of families in san jose are receiving much-needed help for the holidays. janine de la vega live in san jose where a holiday foot giveaway is going on right now. so is there enough food for everyone door they still need donations? >> reporter: they still need donations. you can see volunteers from sacred heart community services. they are handing out these holiday gift services that you -- workses that you see to needy families. we've seen a lot of smiles here today from people. they are
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
trauma treatment. the hospital went to u.s. bankruptcy court in an effort to be reimbursed. they are hoping the issue is resolved soon. >> i do think the level of care i know he has received since over an entire baseball season now, the billed a up and i do think there is some negligence cases they probably have. >> the family is also suing the dodgers because of what they estimate in $50 million in lifetime medical expenses. they blame lacks security in the parking lot. >>> a 14-year-old boy is accused of sexually assaulting and kidnapping a 65-year-old woman at gunpoint from the gateway plaza shopping center. king faces 10 felony counts as an adult including attempted murder, torture kidnapping carjacking and several sex offenses. >>> a san francisco sheriff's deputy is accused of robbing a bank this afternoon. phillip was arrested earlier this month and authorities say he robbed a bank of america branch in the district. he faces robbery and second degree burglary charges. >>> now that black friday is behind us, holiday shoppers are logging on for this cyber monday. today is expect
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
controversy over the way the obama administration portrayed the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> just ahead the numbers just came out. we will tell you how the california jobless rate is looking. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. >>> optimism that president obama and the congressional leaders can help avoid the fiscal cliff pushed stocks higher. they are all up a little bit. >>> new jobs figures released this morning show california's jobless rate continues to fall but it is still above 10%. according to the state employment development department the rate was 10.1% in october. that is down from 10.2% a month earlier. there were 45,800 jobs added to payrolls statewide. >>> the final chapter for the twilight saga as the last insta
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
reminder from the u.s. postal service, although it's still a long way from christmas. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> an early rally is fading a little bit on wall street after president obama said we stick to his pledge to seek higher taxes from the wealthy as part of reduce the defcy. republicans are adamant to that plan. >>> taking a live look at the big board, the dow is up 11. the nasdaq is up 15. s&p is up 4. >>> amazon is uncorking a new business. it is selling wine in washington, d.c. and 12 other states including california. amazon has more than 1,000 wines available, ranging in price from less than $10 to up to $100. shipping will cost $6 for up to six pottles. >>> the postal service wants you to be
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
food container. also the latest jobs report it is out today, only days before the election. >>> u.s. stocks rose strongly following positive reports about manufacturing and consumer confidence. two key elements of the economic recovery. taking live look the dow is up 113 at 12,210, the nasdaq up 39, the s&p up 13. >>> the labor department says first time jobless claims fell again last week. 363,000 people made initial filing for unemployment insurance, down 9000 from the week before. >>> it is a level suggesting steady but only modest job growth. the jobless report for all of october will be released tomorrow morning, despite concerns it would be delayed due to the storm. >>> starting today they are making life easier for cyclist who want to stop for a while in the town. the danville express reports 39 new bike racks are being installed. town leaders say what makes these racks so special is they are much easier to use and fill in the -- fit into the local scenery much better than ones now in place. >>> you can add san leandro to the list of cities with a ban on styrofoam food contai
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
detailed description of the suspect or suspects. >> at this hour the u.s. supreme court is meeting behind closed doors to make a crucial decision on proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage, lower courts have ruled the ban is unconstitutional, so if the justices refuse to hear the case the lower court rulings stand and same sex marriage once again would be legal in california. the justices also are considering a challenge to the federal in defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between 1 map and one woman. president obama took his fiscal cliff warning on the road today, telling peps vein workers that a tax hike could spoil the hole days. >> that is sort like the lump of coal you get for christmas, that is a scrooge christmas. >> the spoke at a toy factory and usualed them to contact their congress members and get them to support the white house plan which will do that. house republicans argue his plan would cripple the economy. >>> the storm may be to blame for a couple of big rig truck crashes this morning. one happened around 2:00 a.m. on westbound 580 at 680. i
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